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easy taco salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Trudy Walker
Little Rock, AR

Kids loving tacos, but so messy for them, I came up with great taco salad. The kids loved helping make it and so much easier for them to handled. Now kids grown and I still share with the family. Grandson gets to help make it now. Quick and easy.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6 persons
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For easy taco salad

  • 1 lg
    bag of dorritos nacho chips
  • 2 - 4 c
    sharp shredded cheddar cheese ( i use 4 cups, love cheese)
  • 1/2 lg
    head of lettuce
  • 1 - 2 lg
  • 1 1/3 lb
    lean hamburgar meat
  • 2 pkg
    mccormick original taco seasoning
  • 1 md
    container of sour cream
  • 1 bottle
    catalina dressing
  • 1 c
    hot water

How To Make easy taco salad

  • 1
    Brown ground meat in skillet pan. Drain fat and return to stove.
  • 2
    While browning meat, in large mixing bowl, crush 3/4 bag of nacho chips and place in bowl.
  • 3
    Cut lettuce into shreds and place in bowl on top of crush chips.
  • 4
    Slice tomatoes into small wedges or cubes and place to side.
  • 5
    Returning to drain meat on stove, add both pkgs of taco mix and hot water. Mix well. Cover and let simmer for aprox. 5 minutes
  • 6
    After taco meat is done, spoon mixture over lettuce in mixing bowl.
  • 7
    Pour cheese over meat in mixing bowl. ( So cheese can start to melt from heat.)
  • 8
    Add tomatoes over cheese. Mix everything very carefully with 2 large spoons until completely mixed.
  • 9
    Serve on plate. Use sour cream and catalina on the indiviual servings. Enjoy

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